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Inside Hunter Biden’s multimillion-dollar deals with a Chinese energy company

By Matt Viser, Tom Hamburger and Craig Timberg

30 Mar 2022 · 13 min read

The deal was years in the making, the culmination of forging contacts, hosting dinners, of flights to and from China. But on Aug. 2, 2017, signatures were quickly affixed, one from Hunter Biden, the other from a Chinese executive named Gongwen Dong.

Within days, a new Cathay Bank account was created. Within a week, millions of dollars started to change hands.

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